from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Loss, damage, or depreciation resulting from ordinary use and exposure.
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- n. damage or depreciation resulting from ordinary use
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See under Wear, n.
- n. the loss by wearing, as of machinery in use; the loss or injury to which anything is subjected by use, accident, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
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